Senior Research Engineer

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Senior Research Engineer

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Institute for Experiential Robotics (IER) focuses on research and development to advance the field of robotics for enriching collective human-robot experiences. IER seeks a Senior Research Engineer with expertise in modern fabrication and integration approaches.

Core responsibility will be to support existing projects with design reviews, complex fabrications, and integration support. Knowledge of modern robotics technology is a necessity. This position will also participate in external professional activities, i.e., publication of research, attendance/participation in professional conferences, etc.

Must have a MS in Robotic Systems Development or equivalent. Experience with CAD/CAM technologies and manual fabrication; electronics; and robotics software. Project management experience, including supervisory, budgetary and general administrative skills are pluses but are not required.

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Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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